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Coordinator - Mimili Family Wellbeing Centre

MoneyMob Talkabout Limited
  • Salary Range up to $87,933 to $91,824 pa plus remote salary sacrifice options
  • Six weeks annual leave plus 5 days mandated breaks
  • Support for relocation
  • $500 annual wellbeing payment (not cumulative) and 9.5% superannuation
  • External professional supervision
  • Highly subsidised housing provided in Mimili
  • Contract to 30 June 2022.

Qualified and/or Experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are Strongly Encouraged to Apply.

About the organisation

MoneyMob Talkabout is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of programs in the APY Lands in northern South Australia. MoneyMob is committed to Indigenous employment and and a culturally competent workplace. We encourage qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply for all levels of roles.

We have recently been successful in tendering to run the Mimili Family Wellbeing Centre. The service delivery model for the Centre is based on a co-location collaborative practice model. This model supports service providers to provide a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency suite of services whilst still operating as independent entities.

About the opportunity

The Coordinator role is responsible for the day to day operations of the Centre in Mimili and for ensuring regular meetings are held between all service providers to address the Centre’s practical operations and promote the holistic culture of the Centre. The Coordinator will report to the Managing Director and will work with the Mimili Community Council to enable the alignment of the Mimili Wellbeing Centre with the priority needs of the local community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing community wellbeing programs that reflect community needs
  • Strengthening capacity of local Anangu and involve them in program delivery/leadership as appropriate
  • Manage and develop a small team of local Anangu staff
  • Collaborate with community members, services providers and Anangu leadership structures on the Centre’s wellbeing action plan
  • Develop and periodically review community feedback mechanisms into running of Centre
  • Foster and maintain effective communication mechanisms with all stakeholders
  • Ensure governance and operational structures for the Centre are strong and regularly reviewed.

About you

You are resilient, calm and flexible and can adapt to consistently changing conditions at work. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate complex stakeholder negotiations and develop relationships with people rapidly. Ideally, you have experience working with Aboriginal people, preferably in remote communities and experience leading a small team.

You have a true passion and desire for contributing to the wellbeing of remote communities. Along with a strong commitment to social justice, it's important you understand the balance involved when supporting and empowering individuals within the community.

While a vehicle is provided for work use, you will need to have your own reliable vehicle for personal use in, around and travelling to and from Mimili community.  

Selection Criteria include:

  • Tertiary level qualification in Community Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy or related disciplines
  • Outstanding relationship management skills including navigating challenging stakeholder dynamics to achieve collaborative results; leading small teams; managing multiple accountability and reporting lines
  • Demonstrated experience working with and empowering vulnerable and disadvantaged clients, particularly within a youth/disability/aged care context
  • Experience in facilitating participatory planning processes,
  • Highly organised - able to develop effective strategies to complete work in challenging environment
  • Adept at using cloud-based technology platforms - Gmail; Google Docs; Google Chat/Skype; client management databases

A Position Description is attached. 

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